The right to die

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:17 pm

Eugene Bereza, BA’78, MDCM’88, the director of the medical ethics program in McGill’s Department of Family Medicine, offers insight into Quebec’s controversial new euthanasia law.

Meet Canada’s top university band

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 1:07 pm

McGill’s Busty and the Bass prevailed over musical acts from universities across the country in the first-ever CBC Rock Your Campus battle-of-the-bands competition.

Ambitious novel nets grad a Giller

Posted on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Sean Michaels, BA’04, wasn’t always a big fan of the theremin, viewing the instrument as “a sci-fi soundtrack cliché.” His change of heart led to a remarkable novel and the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

McGill in wartime

Posted on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 1:02 pm

McGill contributed scientific ingenuity and a remarkable military hospital during the First World War. It also paid a heavy toll. 363 McGillians who fought in the war, never made it back home.

McGill grad is Canada’s youngest premier

Posted on Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:14 pm

Brian Gallant, LLM’11, the new premier of New Brunswick, has a long to-do list to attend to. At the top of the list: repairing his province’s economy and bringing civility to politics.

Posters offer insights into “The Patriotism of Death”

Posted on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm

A unique collection of First World War propaganda posters from the McGill Libraries play a major role in an upcoming exhibition at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

Bringing movie magic to Montreal

Posted on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 3:57 pm

A veteran of the Harry Potter film franchise, Chloë Grysole, BA’98, is the general manager for visual effects powerhouse Cinesite’s new Montreal branch.

In the running for the Giller

Posted on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Three McGill graduates are among the finalists for the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Find out what they admire the most about their respective books’ protagonists and who their favourite professors were.

Bell gift supports mental health resources for students

Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 3:45 pm

McGill’s Mental Health Services Clinic is developing a new online tool that will help students assess their symptoms. The site will also steer them to the help they need.

Uncovering the many faces of Anonymous

Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:34 am

In her new book, McGill professor Gabriella Coleman takes readers behind the Guy Fawkes mask to explore the intricacies and motivations of the notorious Anonymous hacker group.